BBOG Group Expresses Hope On Release Of Chibok Girls By December

The #BringBackOurGirls(BBOG) group has expressed high hopes that by the time the Boko Haram sect is decimated by December, the Chibok girls would have been rescued. In a statement signed by the group’s leaders, led by Oby Ezekwesili, the group stated that “we consider the December deadline for decimating Boko

Probe: Go and defend yourself, Wike tells Amaechi

RIVERS State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi, to go and defend himself before the judicial commission of inquiry sitting in the state. Wike, who was reacting to Amaechi’s declaration on Saturday that he (Amaechi) would not appear before the Justice George Omereji-led panel of inquiry,

Splash – Iheoma ft. Nonny D

Splash – Iheoma ft. Nonny D “Female rapper Splash just inked a new record deal with Nollywood actress Mbong Amata returns with a new single titled ‘Iheoma’ which she features Nonny D who displays his awesome vocal skills on the hook, Iheoma is the first official single to be released

Buhari’s appointments violate federal character —IYC

The umbrella body of Ijaw youths, the Ijaw Youth Council, has said the appointments so far made by President Muhammadu Buhari contravene the provisions of the country’s federal character principle. The council, in a statement on Sunday by its spokesman, Mr.

A’Ibom’s request for debt restructuring wrong — APC

The All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State has warned the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Debt Management Office against accepting Akwa Ibom’s request for debt restructuring. The party stated that such a request should be granted the state after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the Independent Corrupt

AAG: Para-Athletes promise glorious outing

As the Nigerian contingent to the forthcoming All Africa Games gets set to travel for the sporting fiesta, the Para-athletes and officials have promised to give the country quality representation in their various events. The post AAG: Para-Athletes promise glorious outing appeared first on Vanguard News.

35 jostle for Ooni stool from Giesi Ruling House

No fewer than 35 contestants have indicated their interests to succeed the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, who died on July 28, in a London hospital. Our correspondent gathered that the contestants are those from the Giesi Ruling House alone which is one of the four ruling houses in

Letter to Buhari

As unconstitutional as it may be for President Muhammadu Buhari failing to appoint ministers after more than 90 days in office, it is imperative Mr. President takes his time to select people who are less corrupt and dedicated to serving the people. Less corrupt because “The beautiful ones are not

Offensive exam: Ogun links issue to attack on gov’s wife

Abeokuta—The Secretary to the Ogun State Government, Mr Taiwo Adeoluwa, has reacted to the spate of criticisms against the state government in the mainstream and social media linking it to the recent sanctions imposed on some education workers by the Civil Service Commission, describing the attacks as part of the

Bank stock collapse may hit capital raising ability

The ongoing sell-off in Nigerian bank stocks may make it more difficult for lenders to raise Tier – one capital to beef up their balance sheets. Fitch Ratings, in a note released on Thursday, said Nigerian banks may witness a sharp deterioration in profitability, asset quality, and liquidity and capital

Changing trends challenge Nigeria to creatively utilse its crude – experts

Changing  trends in global crude  oil demand are creating rising uncertainty for Nigeria, as appeal for its product – ‘Bonny light’  continues to wane, with a growing focus on ‘heavy crude’ which is produced by countries including Saudi Arabia, Mexico and Angola. Experts consequently say that for Nigeria to optimally

Businesses get boost as FG upgrades ICNL inland container to dry-port

Importers and exporters based in Kaduna have received a leap that will grow their businesses as the federal government has finally upgraded the Inland Container Nigeria Limited (ICNL) to a dry-port status, giving the container depot the right to become the port of origin and destination. With this, the dry-port,

Frontier Oil calls for better deals for indigenous gas companies

The federal government has been called upon to immediately engage the indigenous gas companies on ways of boosting gas production if the country must meet its power and other gas related needs. Dada Thomas, Chief Executive Officer of Frontier Oil Limited, made the call in Lagos at the annual conference

Jonathan’s men battle Buhari •Ex-ministers write warning letter to president

SOME ministers who served under former President Goodluck Jonathan have warned President Muhammadu Buhari to give the former president his “due respect.” The former ministers said they had observed that the Buhari administration and members of the All Progressives Congress had been condemning, ridiculing and undermining the efforts of the